CEDIA Talks Return for Expo 2018

The Talks will take place over Thursday, September 6 and Friday, September 7.

CEDIA Talks Return for Expo 2018

By Olivia Selke

CEDIA has announced the full lineup of CEDIA Talks, the popular 20-minute sessions that dive into hot topics with some of the industry’s best and brightest. All CEDIA Talks are free to attend and will be hosted in. 

The Talks will take place over Thursday, September 6 and Friday, September 7. Each talk is free and open to all attendees. There’s no need to register — just show up, have a seat, and take in the knowledge from our excellent presenters at the CEDIA Booth (#1527) at CEDIA Expo 2018.

The lineup for these free 20-minute sessions is as follows:

September 6

11:00-11:20 a.m.              
What Does Autonomous Vehicle Tech Mean to You?
Peter Aylett, President & CTO, Archimedia  

11:30-11:50 a.m.              
What the Hell Is A “Blockchain?” Busting the Lid On The Future Of Money
Geoff Meads, Managing Director, Presto

12:00-12:20 p.m.      
Leaving your Company with a Voice that Lives Long After the Sale 
Joe Whitaker, Co-Owner & President, The Thoughtful Home 

12:30-12:50 p.m.              
ATSC 3.0 is Here: Why This Matters to You
Michael Heiss, Principal Consultant, M. Heiss Consulting  

2:00-2:20 p.m.   
How AR and VR are Impacting Design and Why It’s Great News for the CEDIA Channel
Jonathan Law, President, REAL AV 

2:30-2:50 p.m.   
Multi-Dimensional Light
Sam Woodward, Customer Education Leader, Europe and Africa, Lutron

September 7

11:00-11:20 a.m.              
Improving Your Service Area with Virtual Locations and Local Phone Numbers
Rusty Deeble, Owner, Digital Installers 

11:30-11:50 a.m.              
The Wellness Movement: What Science Says about Lighting, Audio, Air Quality, VR, and More
Julie Jacobson, Founding Editor, CE Pro & EH Publishing
12:00-12:20 p.m.              
Robots in the Home: AI Gets Physical
Rich Green, Owner, Rich Green Designs 

12:30-12:50 p.m.              
The Human Factor 
Heather Sidorowicz, President, Southtown Audio Video 

1:00-1:20 p.m.   
Why You Should Add Fiber to Your Electronics Diet 
Buzz Delano, Director of Business Development, Celerity Technologies    

CEDIA Expo will be held Sept. 4-8 at the San Diego Convention Center. The show floor will be open September 6-8. Attendees can register for the show and browse the events schedule and course offerings at www.cediaexpo.com.